McNerny, Dan


Bachelor of Science

Carnegie Mellon University in 2005

Doctor of Philosphy

University of Michigan, 2010

About this team member

Dan is currently a post-doctoral fellow in the Mechanical Engineering department.  He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 2005 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering and holds a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from UM.


  • Dendrimer-Based Nanoparticle Therapies: Can Uniform Multifunctional Therapeutics Be Made with Current Chemical Approaches? 2012
  • Design, Synthesis, and Biological Functionality of a Dendrimer-based Modular Drug Delivery Platform Bioconjugate Chemistry 2011 22 679-689
  • Effect of Mass Transport in the Synthesis of Partially Acetylated Dendrimer:  Implications for Functional Ligand-Nanoparticle Interactions Macromolecules 2010 43 6577-6587.
  • RGD Dendron Bodies: Synthetic Avidity Agents with Defined and Potentially Interchangeable Effector Sites That Can Substitute for Antibodies Bioconjugate Chemistry 2009 20 1853-1859.
  • Wide Varieties of Cationic Nanoparticles Induce Defects in  Supported Lipid Bilayers Nanoletters 2008 8 420-424
  • The Implications of Stochastic Synthesis for the Conjugation of Functional Groups to Nanoparticles Bioconjugate Chemistry 2008 19 1748-1752.